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Thought Leaders
Scientific Presentations
Days of Programming

2020 Plenary Keynote Speakers

Stanley Riddell, MD, Scientific Director, Clinical Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine

Kandeepan Ganeshalingam

Kandeepan Ganeshalingam, MD, Executive Director,Therapeutic Area Head Oncology, European Clinical Development Global Clinical Development, MRL, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)

Additional 2020 Featured Speakers

Renier Brentjens, MD, PhD, Director, Cellular Therapeutics Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

George Coukos, Full Professor and Director, Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) and University of Lausanne (UNIL); Director, Lausanne Branch, Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research Chief, Service of Immuno-Oncology, CHUV

Lindy Durrant, PhD, Professor of Cancer immunotherapy, University of Nottingham; CSO, Scancell Ltd

Gordon J. Freeman, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Maria Karasarides, PhD, Executive Director, ImmunoOncology, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Roland Kontermann, PhD, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Cell Biology and Immunology, University of Stuttgart

Andrew Sewell, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor and Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator, Infection & Immunity, Cardiff University School of Medicine


Christophe Le Tourneau, MD, PhD, Senior Medical Oncologist, Department of Drug Development and Innovation (D3i), Institut Curie, Paris, France

Jeanette Leusen, PhD, Associate Professor and Head Immunotherapy Group, Translational Immunology, University Medical Centre Utrecht

Wouter Scheper, PhD, Senior Postdoc, Molecular Oncology and Immunology, Netherlands Cancer Institute

Karoline Schjetne, PhD, Vice President Scientific Affairs, Vaccibody

Hans van der Vliet, MD, PhD, CSO, LAVA Therapeutics; Medical Oncologist, Amsterdam UMC


Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Fifth Annual Immuno-Oncology Summit Europe returns to the heart of London’s Canary Wharf for four days of cutting edge science and discussion. Through six conference tracks, delegates will hear from the research teams at the forefront of the rapidly developing field of cancer biotherapeutics.